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Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

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Identifier: MF006
Scope and Contents Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.

Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1690
Overview A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...

Boynton Family Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0860-sc
Overview A collection of family letters. Most of the correspondence is between Thomas and his wife Mary B. while he was in San Francisco. Included also is a photocopy of a newspaper clipping describing Thomas's voyage from Maine to San Francisco where he erected a frame building sent by Babcock & Norton of New York. Included also is a letter from Arthur S. Boynton to his mother and father dated Feb. 20, 1861. Included also is a letter from R.S. Prescott from Bangor, Maine describing the changes in...

Neil Brackley Diary and History

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Identifier: SpC MS 0869-sc
Overview The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.

Peleg Bradford Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0068
Overview These papers consist of Peleg Bradford's letters to friends and family during his time as a soldier in the Civil War.

Thomas Budd Bradford Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0672-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter to his father. Refers to his return from a trip and to his speaking schedule, among other matters.

Omar Nelson Bradley Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0673-sc
Overview Typed letter signed. Letter from Omar Bradley thanking Arthur Hauck for his congratulations on his appointment and expressing his enjoyment working with him during his last two years as Administrator of Veterans Affairs. Carbon copy of letter from Arthur A. Hauck to General Omar Bradley congratulating him on his appointment as Chief of Staff of the United States Army included.

Simon Bradley Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1182-sc
Overview A volume used as an account book and diary by Simon Bradley, who appears to have been a farmer in Parsonsfield, Maine. The volume also contains copies of some of Bradley's correspondence both to family members and to business associates.

George Bragdon Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0873-sc
Overview Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Mellie J. Bragg Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0848-sc
Overview A diary. Inscribed on inside: From Mother to Mellie J. Bragg. Includes accounts of work done and payments.

Student Records (University Of Maine). Brawn (Kristin E.) Research Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 0010-001
Scope and Contents Materials gathered by Kristin E. Brawn in the course of research for her master's thesis at the University of Maine, completed in 2002 and entitled "An Examination of the Georges River Clam Management Program". Includes copies of correspondence, policy development documents, agreements, and minutes of meetings of the steering committee, joint board of selectmen, clam committee, and shellfish and shellfish management committees.

Simeon Brett Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc
Overview Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Ralph Owen Brewster Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0069
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and telegrams about his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1952. Some materials cover the Senate hearings on the national defense program (1947) and on wiretapping (1951).

Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0070
Scope and Contents Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, and pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills about the Maine Masque Theater, and theater in Maine.

Bridgeport Harbor Station, Unit #2 Account Codes

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Identifier: SpC MS 0595
Scope and Contents The notebook of photocopied leaves contains account codes used to report costs in connection with the construction of Bridgeport Harbor Station, Unit #2. Included is a letter sent to the Comptroller of Central Maine Power Company in Augusta.

Bridgton Water & Electric Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0071
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric and water utility in Maine. Included are 2 ledgers covering the years 1901 to 1923.

Brig Empress (Blue Hill, Me.) Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1362-sc
Scope and Contents An account book kept for the brig Empress of Blue Hill, Maine, apparently by one of its owners, Jonah Holt of Blue Hill. The volume contains financial information about outfitting and repairing the ship, copies of letters dated 1829 from Holt about selling the ship at public auction, and a settlement of accounts of the owners in 1830. The owners are listed as John Stevens, Samuel Parker, Stephen Holt, Captain Moses P. Clough, and Jonah Holt. The volume also contains financial information about...

Brig John and the Schooner Morning Star Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0072
Scope and Contents Includes account of wages, cost of goods and services at ports, pen drawing of ship inside cover.

Brig Loch Lomond and Brig William H. Spear Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0073
Scope and Contents First entry March 9, 1848 ; last entry [Nov?] 1858. Some loose notes inserted.

Kathryn Elizabeth Briwa Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1724
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection contains personal correspondence, photographs, and a few Cooperative Extension publications related to Dr. Briwa’s career. The majority of the letters were written in recognition of her retirement.

Brookfield, Maine Highway District Land Survey

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Identifier: SpC MS 1115-sc
Overview Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.

Brooklin Boat Building Collection

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Identifier: MF157
Scope and Contents Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.

Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.

Noah Brooks Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0674-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter expressing the desire to purchase missing volumes of Pierce's "Memoir and Letter of Charles Sumner." The recipient, the Roberts Brothers, was a publishing company.

William Brooks Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 0074A
Overview Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.

Ella C. Brown Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-019
Scope and Contents The papers of an educator interested in recreation programs in Maine. Included are brochures, pamphlets, and student papers on camps in Maine, camping in Maine, and recreation in Maine.

Ernest C. Brown Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 1655
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1905-1941, of Ernest C. Brown documenting his employment as a rural mail carrier in Robbinston, Maine. Daily entries provide details of the weather, the number of pieces of mail delivered, events in the family and the town, etc. A few entries in the diary for 1937 appear to have been made by Brown's son, Philip R. Brown.

Brown Family Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0075
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence of members of the Brown family, who lived in Burton, New Brunswick and Linneus, Maine in the last half of the 19th century.

Herbert Ross Brown Letter to Arthur Andrew Hauck

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Identifier: SpC MS 0675-sc
Overview Typed copy of letter. Letter praises Milton Ellis, who had just stepped down from his position as editor of the New England Quarterly, which Brown subsequently took.

John G. Brown Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0885-sc
Overview A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.